Taken from the book: Ryde Isle of Wight Its Sports and Attractions:
Founded in 1879, is situated about a mile to the east of Ryde Pier and occupies twenty-three acres of rising ground Taken from the book: Ryde Isle of Wight Its Sports and Attractions:overlooking the Solent. The Visitor is the Bishop of Winchester, and the trustees are Sir Richard Webster, Bart., and Sir Charles Seely, Bart. The affairs of the College, which is conducted on the lines of the old Public Schools, are in the hands of a Governing Body which is representative of the Island. The school buildings comprise a big Schoolroom, Class Rooms, Studies, Chemical and Physical Laboratories, Workshop, Gymnasium, Racquet and Fives Court, and Chapel; and the sanitary arrangements are all that can be desired.